Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Description of research group and project
The central scientific interest of Myriam Aouadi’s lab is to understand the interaction between the immune system and metabolism at the molecular and cellular level, with the ultimate goal of applying the developmental principles, logic, pathways, technology, and model systems to unravel human metabolic disease. We use several different approaches to study immunometabolic diseases, including next generation sequencing, gene manipulation and in vivo systems. More info at Aouadi Lab - Medical research and Myriam Aouadi group.


Duties and entry requirement
A postdoctoral research fellow position for a highly motivated candidate is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Myriam Aouadi. The focus of this position is to investigate molecular regulators of liver function in the context of non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis obesity and diabetes. The full-time position is for 1 year with the possibility of an additional extension of up to 3 years.

Highly motivated, hardworking candidates with a recent (less than 3 years) PhD in physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology or relevant fields are encouraged to apply. The candidate is required to have experience and expertise in immunology. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in flow cytometry. Prior experience working with rodent models and accreditation (FELASA C or B) is preferred. Candidates with basic bioinformatics skills and/or single cell RNAseq are preferred. Candidates should also have published as lead author in peer-reviewed journals in the field of immunology or Diabetes. Particular emphasis will be placed on the ability to dedication, work in a team, scientific rigor, and capacity to clearly transfer knowledge. Ability to communicate in English is required.

An employment application must contain the following documents in English:
1. A complete curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications and 3 reference letters.
2. A summary of current work and career perspective (no more than one page).
3. Verification from the thesis defense committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis defense is scheduled within three months after the application deadline).

Department of Medicine, Huddinge
The Department of Medicine in Huddinge is organized into seven units and houses a total of 70 independent research groups and three research centers. The department has the ambition to be at the forefront of medical research and education.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

The application needs to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-381/2020
Contact
  • Myriam Aouadi, Myriam.Aouadi@ki.se
Union representative
  • Belinda Pannagel, SACO, Belinda.pannagel@ki.se
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, Carina.eklund@ki.se
Published 10.Feb.2020
Last application date 26.Feb.2020 11:59 PM CET

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